BJ's, Leonard Green in Takeover Talks

Private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners said that it has entered into a confidentiality agreement with BJ's Wholesale Club to evaluate a potential acquisition of the retailer.

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — Private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners said Tuesday that it has entered into a confidentiality agreement with BJ's Wholesale Club here to evaluate a potential acquisition of the retailer.

Green, based in Los Angeles, expressed interest in a going-private transaction with BJ's beginning last summer, when it revealed it had acquired nearly 10% of its stock. BJ's in February said it would entertain offers to buy the company.

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